Bishop Thomas Paprocki http://wuis.org en Bishop Holds 'Minor Exorcism' Over Same-Sex Marriage http://wuis.org/post/bishop-holds-minor-exorcism-over-same-sex-marriage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Minutes after </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat Quinn made gay marriage legal in Illinois, the Roman Catholic bishop of Springfield began a <a href="http://dio.org/blog/item/350-bishop-paprocki-s-homily-for-prayers-of-supplication-and-exorcism-in-reparation-for-the-sin-of-same-sex-marriage.html#sthash.7QB7KxqD.dpbs">prayer service</a> in response. Tuesday's service was formally called a prayer of “exorcism.” But the ceremony was more subdued than that dramatic word might suggest.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:17:21 +0000 Brian Mackey 13454 at http://wuis.org Bishop Holds 'Minor Exorcism' Over Same-Sex Marriage Bishop To Hold 'Prayers of Exorcism' On Same-Sex Marriage http://wuis.org/post/bishop-hold-prayers-exorcism-same-sex-marriage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Roman Catholic </span><a href="http://www.dio.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bishop of Springfield</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plans a special prayer service the day same-sex marriage is to be signed into law. He says it's "scandalous" that so many Catholic politicians supported the legislation.</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:32:32 +0000 Brian Mackey 13020 at http://wuis.org Bishop To Hold 'Prayers of Exorcism' On Same-Sex Marriage